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Poster: He Live's Date: Jan 7, 2008 8:53pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: For HeLives

hey jglynn....

i like that MJH song.... and i guess jerry's "stagge lee" is an extension of what mississippi john was singing about...? what stagger lee a "real" person?

anyway, i like elements of stagger lee but.... but..... with an ear to being honest, i've tried, but.... i just cant love 'stagger'. the best i can do is say it has some good elements, but it's not like "sugaree" or "loser".... songs i seem to be able to listen to, truly, ad nauseum.....!

cheers my man.... (how's the weather out on the island?)


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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Jan 8, 2008 5:39am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: For HeLives

Nice - been sunny and warm past few days. This whole Global Warming trend is good as far as not burning as much heating oil, however, since my house is only 4-5 feet above Sea Level it could get very problematic very quick if that Antarctic Ice decides to melt.

And, Yes apparently the Stagger Lee song is based on actual events.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stagger_Lee



This post was modified by jglynn1.2 on 2008-01-08 13:39:28